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Sheriff’s: No Bomb Found After Energy Plant Evacuation

A large natural gas plant in Wise County has been evacuated. The action was taken after the plant received a bomb threat.

CBSDFW.COM–02/26/2013

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Fracking Website Bringing Disclosures Into Focus

Gas producers in North Texas are now required to publicly disclose the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing, and the amount of water they use to do it.

02/01/2012

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Chesapeake Energy Cutting Production In Barnett Shale

With natural gas positioned as the energy source to power Texas homes for 200 years, Larry Langston expected to get at least a few decades of production out of the gas under his land.

01/23/2012

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Gas Drilling Company Recycling “Fracking” Water

The natural gas drilling process has been saddled with great debate — mainly concerning the environmental impact. But one “fracking” company is actually putting back what they take out.

10/13/2011

Cows graze in the south end of Lake Benbrook on September 20, 2011. (Credit: Jason Allen/KTVT)

Fracking Further Draining Drought-Stricken Lake Benbrook

The expectation among marina owners is that the docks are going to sit on water, and that they won’t have to mow their boat slips. But at Lake Benbrook, where water levels remain at record lows, business owners and lake visitors are wondering where it all went.

09/20/2011

A Chesapeake Energy natural gas well site. (credit: AP Photo/Ralph Wilson)

Ponder Pondering 90-Day Drilling Moratorium

A North Texas town is looking at a 90-day moratorium on future gas drilling permits. The push comes after some residents started making ‘noise’ in the Denton County town of Ponder.

07/14/2011

An oil drilling rig is seen on September 29, 2010. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Ponder Neighborhood Not Welcoming Gas Drilling

Residents in Ponder have a new neighbor. Devon Energy has set up a gas drilling site just 400 feet from the neighborhood’s fences.

06/13/2011

File image of a natural gas well drilling rig. (credit: Getty Images/Michael Smith)

North Texas Residents Lawsuits Claim Gas Drilling Contaminated Water

Five Residents who live near natural gas drilling sites have filed two lawsuits against three energy companies, accusing them of contaminating their drinking water with chemicals.

CBSDFW.COM–12/15/2010